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Sakura La An

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

This is your new home in Osaka.
Stay here and explore everywhere in Kansai area.

INSIDE OSAKA by train;
-15 minutes to Umeda (Osaka station) area
-20 minutes to Dotonbori (Namba) area
-30 minutes to Universal Studios Japan
-35 minutes to Kaiyukan (Aquarium)

OUTSIDE OSAKA by train;
-50 minutes to Kyoto (JR, Subway-Hankyu or Subway-Keihan)
-45 minutes to Kobe (JR)
-60 minutes to Nara (JR or Subway-Kintetsu)

AIRPORTS by train;
-60 minutes to Kansai Airport (KIX)
-50 minutes to Osaka Airport(ITM)

No more carrying your luggage between your stays.
Relax in Japanese modern atmosphere, we will treat you with real Japanese Green Tea (matcha) ceremony!

***Property Policies & Conditions:
1. Check-in time: 3pm - 10pm. Please contact us in advance in case you wish early or late check in.
(1) The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ).
(2) Lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.
2. Check-out time: 11am.
3. Payment: Cash (JPY) or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Amex, JCB) is welcomed when check-in.
4. Cancellation Policy: Up to 3 days advance notice before the arrival date is required.
5. Age Restriction: The minimum age to stay at the hostel is 18 years old.
6. Reception Hours: The front desk is open daily from 9am to 10pm.
7. No smoking in the entire building.
8. Pets are not allowed.Conveniently located in the middle of Tenjinbashi-suji Shopping Street, the longest shopping street in Japan, and in the vicinity of old temples, historic heritage sites, and commercial facilities, Sakura La An offers easy access to various areas.

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Sakura La An occupies the renovated top floor of a 50-year-old retro building dating back to 1964, the year of the Tokyo Olympics.

Our common area has a sunny terrace and garden, where guests can help themselves to coffee or green tea and enjoy our small library of books on Japanese art, architecture, pottery, tea ceremony (chanoyu), traditional kaiseki meals, and other traditional arts and crafts. Cultural experience programs for tea ceremony, kimono-dressing, and calligraphy are available (additional fees apply). A combined kimono-dressing and tea ceremony program is offered in our tranquil tatami-floored tearoom.

Sakura La An is more than just a place to sleep – it is ready to ensure that your stay is fun-filled and memorable. We look forward to ichigo ichie (一期一会) - the central concept of the tea ceremony, meaning“a once in a lifetime encounter”– and welcoming you to Osaka. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.5

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 9.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 May 2019
    Great place to stay! Lots of conversation and easy to meet people for solo traveler while I was there. Very helpful staff. Super clean. Comfortable bed. Only issue was the place was pretty tiny. I think that how many hostels are, but there just wasn’t a lot of space (but the bed area had plenty of space for actual sleeping!)
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 May 2019
    Very nice and helpful staff.
    Croatia, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    02 May 2019
    I literally can’t say enough positive about this place. The staff is amazing, they’re all so kind as well as extremely helpful and informative. Location is also amazing. Right next to a train station so getting around is super easy, as well as the market street directly beside it was my favourite part of the whole city. Endless places for food of all sorts. The beds were comfortable, never waited for a shower or bathroom, I could go on for days but just to wrap it up Sakura La An is it.
    Canada, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Apr 2019
    Staff was very helpful and made the check-in process very smooth. The bathroom and showers were kept clean for the majority of our stay. I liked how they had big lockers to store luggage and the sleeping rooms. The beds were spacious and a little more comfortable than the other hostels I’ve stayed at. They provided free breakfast every morning, which was great! It also gave us a chance to talk to other people staying at the hostel. Conveniently close to a subway station too (10 mins)!
    Canada, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    29 Apr 2019
    Such a lovely hostel. Atmosphere is wonderful, super clean and offers free breakfast. Corn soup is delicious! Quiet neighborhood near convenience stores and near the Tensan shopping street. 5 minute to subway station
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    08 May 2019
    Excellent. Modern clean high quality but most importantly an amazing host - this is how a hostel should be - jonathan
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    03 May 2019
    We has a great time here! The staff are awesome! Thank you for everything!
    Canada, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    29 Apr 2019
    Fantastic hostel with great homely atmosphere and very welcoming staff. Only complain would be if travellers where planning to walk around the location could be better. I had the JR pass and the hostel is 5 minutes away from a JR rail allowing you to get anywhere around the city and easy access to Shinkansen lines
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    27 Apr 2019
    Great hostel conveniently located to transit. Super friendly staff. Only complaint is that the toilet stall is very small and cramped. But other than that I highly recommend for a quick stay in Osaka!
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    03 May 2019
    There was nothing really that wrong with this Hostel but I stayed in nicer places during my trip for same amount of money so I guess this is why it comes out as less favourable. I think they may have overbooked so my friend and I got upgraded to a private room which was nice. Layout of the hostel is over several floors which is a bit random (Shower room in the middle of the social space for example), and its a bit tired but everything is still very clean. All in all, absolutely fine.
    England, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi

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